“A journey of a million miles begins with a small step.” A young visionary, Anand Chandavarkar, in the backdrop of India’s independence struggle, dreamed of building a world class company. His vision of freedom was to create, to build, and to industrialize, in order to make the nation self-reliant in healthcare. With this aim in mind a partnership firm was incorporated In 1936, In 1940, this partnership firm was incorporated as a private limited company – Fairdeal Corporation (Private) Limited and in 1986 its name was changed to FDC Private Limited. Thereafter, FDC became a public limited company, and was listed on the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges of India in 1996.
Today, FDC carries forward the flaming spirit of its first dream, achieving accreditations from the US-FDA, UK-MHRA, MCC-RSA, and the UAE, to cite a few. FDC is a forerunner in manufacturing and marketing of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) and Ophthalmics. FDC has also set-up globally approved, multi-location manufacturing facilities for Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients (APIs) as well as Finished Dosage Forms. These facilities are located at Roha, Waluj and Sinnar in Maharashtra, Verna in Goa and Baddi in Himachal Pradesh. FDC markets more than 300 products in India and exports many of these to over 50 countries.
FDC strives to explore, innovate and integrate solutions with modern technology, empowering talent and expanding healthcare horizons for a better quality of life to millions globally.
Expanding Health Horizons…
FDC is a people-oriented organization, dedicated to innovate, manufacture and market high-quality healthcare products that enhance the quality of human life all over the globe, and in turn, increase shareholders’ value.
Our Core Values
The whole organization, working as a team, is stronger than the sum of its parts.
Always speak the truth, fulfill expectations and keep promises.
An organization built on trust, is a better place to work in and is more likely to produce results, in the long run.
A desire to perform better than one’s competitors, by challenging oneself, to attain new heights.
Willingness to share information and discuss differences within the organization.
Adherence to prescribed regulations, proper conduct and action maintained by correction and training.
Thinking of new ideas and new ways to add value to the organization.
- Quest for excellence
A desire to be the best and be recognized as ‘the best’.
FDC has been honoured by the Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (PHARMEXCIL) with “NEW CHEMICAL ENTITIES (NCEs) – SILVER AWARD 2012-2013”, for its outstanding contribution in the field of pharmaceutical research by patenting innovations, both in India and abroad.
FDC has received the prestigious PHARMEXCIL award for the third consecutive year, and with every year FDC is climbing up the ladder of success, in patenting innovations, by bagging certificates of appreciation to receiving the silver award.
FDC has also shown its presence in the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA) by achieving the “BEST NEW CHEMICAL ENTITY PATENT AWARD 2012-13”, in recognition and appreciation of its best granted patents for innovative research in India and globally.
FDC plays a key role in protecting its Intellectual Property Rights, by filing various patent applications in the field of Formulations, Synthesis, NDDS, Biotechnology and NCE. FDC has filed more than 150 patent applications, including international applications, out of which most of them are granted patents.
R & D Effort Award:
For breakthrough R&D efforts, FDC has been awarded the “National Award for R&D effort in the industry”, by the Department of Scientific Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.
Apart from being WHO-GMP certified, FDC’s API and Formulation manufacturing facilities are approved by Regulatory authorities from all over the globe, including UK MHRA, US FDA, ANVISA (Brazil), and MCC (South Africa).
Quality Excellence Award:
FDC received the Quality Excellence Award from the “Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association” (IDMA) in 1993 and 1994.